New Living Translation
They take pleasure in doing wrong, and they enjoy the twisted ways of evil.
King James Bible
Who rejoice to do evil, and delight in the frowardness of the wicked;
Darby Bible Translation
who rejoice to do evil, and delight in the frowardness of evil;
World English Bible
who rejoice to do evil, and delight in the perverseness of evil;
Young's Literal Translation
Who are rejoicing to do evil, They delight in frowardness of the wicked,
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Text: First Corinthians 13. 1 If I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I am become sounding brass, or a clanging cymbal. 2 And if I have the gift of prophecy, and know all mysteries and all knowledge; and if I have all faith, so as to remove mountains, but have not love, I am nothing. 3 And if I bestow all my goods to feed the poor, and if I give my body to be burned, but have not love, it profiteth me nothing. 4 Love suffereth long, and is kind; love envieth not; love …
Martin Luther—Epistle Sermons, Vol. II
The Knowledge of God
"But Seek Ye First the Kingdom of God and his Righteousness," &C.
Doing wrong is fun for a fool, but living wisely brings pleasure to the sensible.
Evil people desire evil; their neighbors get no mercy from them.
"What right do my beloved people have to come to my Temple, when they have done so many immoral things? Can their vows and sacrifices prevent their destruction? They actually rejoice in doing evil!
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